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  • Press Release

First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance

Findings highlight improvements in efforts to prevent mosquito- and tick-borne diseases, but gaps remain

May 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

New Report Reveals State of Local Vector Control Capacity in the U.S.

A new report detailing findings from a 2020 National Vector Control Assessment and offers insight into local mosquito...

May 18, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Hazards & Health Effects

MAHC Network Webinar: Considerations for Increased Risk Venues (May 2022)

May’s Model Aquatic Health Code webinar will highlight increased risk venues, such as spray pads, wading pools and...

May 10, 2022 | Muneera Hassan

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Learning from Local Public Health – A Series of Sharing Sessions in Retail Food Safety

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) will...

May 03, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

NACCHO's Wastewater Surveillance Infographic Awarded Highest Honor at the Hermes Creative Awards 2022

The infographic was granted the highest level award - Platinum - from the Association of Marketing and Communications...

Apr 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Save the Date: FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar

In partnership with the National Association of County and City Health Officials, join the U.S. Food and Drug...

Apr 27, 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session Recap: Climate Change & Food Safety (April 2022)

View the webinar recording and download the presentations for this Earth Day 2022 webinar!

Apr 26, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski, Lema Mansoury

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and CDC Presents Sharing Session on Climate Change and Food Safety

The National Association of County and City Health Officials and the National Environmental Health Association, with...

Apr 08, 2022

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  • Press Release

2022 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees Announced

Local agencies to use funding for air quality improvement, and flood and wildfire risk awareness

Apr 05, 2022 | Anu Varma, Angana Roy

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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